A classic Blandings novel from P.G. Wodehouse, the great comic writer of the 20th century. The first appearance in a novel of The Empress of Blandings - the prize-winning pig and all-consuming passion of Clarence, Ninth Earl of Emsworth - which has disappeared. Suspects within the Castle abound...Did the butler do it? "A cavalcade of perfect joy". (Caitlin Moran). "Sunlit perfection...Bask in its warmth and splendour". (Stephen Fry). "The best English comic novelist of the century." (Sebastian Faulks). "The greatest chronicler of a certain kind of Englishness". (Julian Fellowes).